Compared to What? - Comparing the Density of Different Liquids
Students explore densities through a variety of age appropriate activities. In this density lesson, students compare and contrast the densities of various liquids. Students participate in a grade appropriate assessment.
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Dissolving a Substance in Different Liquids
Second of six lessons in a unit on dissolving, this one focuses on how sugar behaves in different liquids. Learners stir it into water, alcohol, and oil and make observations. This instructional activity can stand alone, but is best used...
3rd - 8th Science
Density: Sink and Float for Solids
Steal cubes sink, but steal ships float. Lesson explores the density of solids as well as the density of water in determining what will sink and what will float. A hands-on group activity helps pupils see that weight and volume are two...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Density Column Lab - Part 2
Groups suspend objects within layers of liquids to determine the densities of different liquids and compare them to the densities of objects calculated in Part 1. The groups then carefully test their calculations by layering the liquids...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed